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Four Shiite members arrested for attacking police, destroying property in Zaria

Four members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), popularly called Shiites, have been arrested for attacking the police during a procession at Muchiya, Sabongari, Zaria, Kaduna State on Thursday. The Kaduna State Police Command Spokesman, DSP Yakubu Sabo confirmed the arrest in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria. Sabo said

Police mop-up large cache of arms, recover N8.9bn, $470.5m

•Target vigilantes, militants, bandits, others  •Seize two vessels, seven speed-boats, 83 trucks   Jude Johnson  The Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has seized large cache of arms and ammunition as well as recovery of monetary and non-monetary Federal Government assets. This was disclosed  on Thursday in Abuja, by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Jimoh

Osun Election: Buhari orders IGP to suspend invitation of Sen. Adeleke- Presidency

•Invitation suspended till after election    Jude Johnson   President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to stop the invitation of Sen. Ademola Adeleke. The Channels TV reports a source in the Presidency, who confirmed the development, said the President gave the orders on Thursday evening. Adeleke, who is

Osun Election: Police hunt for Adeleke, four others over ‘exam malpractice’

•Drag him to Abuja Court on Thursday  •Must appeare before special investigation  panel before arraignment    Jude Johnson  Barely 72 hours to the Osun State governorship election, the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) has dragged the candidate of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ademola Adeleke and four others before Special Investigation Penal

Rising cases of criminalities, torture in Anambra worrisome – Report

•Accuse security agents of extortion, maltreating residents  •Calls on Gov. Obiano to arrest the situation  Jude Johnson The human rights activist group, International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety), has raised the alarm over what it alleges as rising cases of extortion, torture and other forms of criminalities in

IGP disbands special tactical squad over raid on Clark’s home

•Affected officers 'undergoing disciplinary procedures' Jude Johnson The Inspector General of Police (IGP),  Ibrahim  Idris,  has ordered the immediate disbandment of the IGP Special Tactical Squad (IGP-STS) and the redeployment of all the personnel of the squad to other departments/formations of the Force. The Force Public Relations Officer (PRO), DCP Jimoh Moshood, in

IGP denies ordering raid on Edwin Clark’s Abuja home

•Apologises, orders arrest of four policemen  •Raid, unfortunate, humiliating- Clark   Jude Johnson The Nigeria Police Force(NPF) has absolved the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, from the raid at the Abuja residence of the former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark. The Force Public Relations Officer (PRO), DCP

Top 10 security related news in Nigeria

Capt. Hashim Abdullahi 1. NIGERIAN ARMY BOOSTS MANPOWER, KNOWLEDGE WITH MEDICAL DOCTRINE   Of late, policymakers in the Nigerian Army (NA) have bemoaned the shortage of skilled medical staff in the Nigerian Army Medical Corps (NAMC). This has thrown up the need for training of manpower to cover the observed gaps. So it